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Monday, October 21, 2019 8:00 PM

Federal Court rules that Arbitration Act provisions do not apply to non-parties to arbitration agreements

The Federal Court recently held that Sections 8 and 10 of the Arbitration Act do not apply to a non-party to an arbitration agreement. The Appellant

Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:00 PM

Turkey Signs Singapore Convention on Cross-Border Mediations

On 7 August 2019, Turkey signed the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation ("Singapore

Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:00 PM

Türkiye Uluslararası Arabuluculuk Hakkında Singapur Sözleşmesi'ni imzaladı

Türkiye, Arabuluculuk Sonucunda Yapılan Uluslararası Sulh Anlaşmaları Hakkında Birleşmiş Milletler Sözleşmesi'ni ("Singapur Sözleşmesi") 7 Ağustos

Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:00 PM

Answers to 10 Questions About California’s Ban on Mandatory Arbitration of Statutory Employment Claims

California is set to become the only state to outlaw predispute mandatory arbitration of statutory employment claims. On October 10, 2019, Governor

Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:00 PM

The Workplace Relations Commission (Ireland) Annual Report 2018 - a summary October 2019

Earlier this year, the Workplace Relations Commission (“WRC”) in Ireland published its annual report for 2018. The WRC was established in 2015 under

Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:00 PM

Quarterly Update 22019 - Germany - Erstreckung von Schiedsvereinbarungen auf am Vertrag unbeteiligte Dritte

Insbesondere internationale Handelsverträge enthalten häufig Schiedsvereinbarungen, mit denen die Vertragsparteien Streitigkeiten in Bezug auf ihren

Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:00 PM

Section 70 Arbitration Act 1996: challenge or appeal: supplementary provisions

Mention section 70 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) to most arbitration practitioners and it is likely that they will immediately think of the

Friday, October 18, 2019 8:00 PM

What’s Behind the Battle Over Workplace Arbitration?

We’ve been talking a lot about employment arbitration since the passage of AB 51. We’ve discussed the bill itself, and we’ve reassessed the pros and

Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:00 PM

Polish Appellate Court set aside ICC award for violating basic principles of public policy

The Appellate Court in Wrocław, Poland Case No. I ACa 110917 considered the question of whether the principle that a case must be examined

Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:00 PM



Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:00 PM

English High Court Refuses to enforce unchallenged arbitral award in light of new evidence

The English High Court (the “Court“) has refused to enforce an unchallenged arbitral award because doing so would not be in the interests of justice

Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:00 PM

The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2019 - Entering a New Domain

The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2019 (2019 Amendment Act), as a bill, was passed by the lower house of Parliament (Lok Sabha) on 1

Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:00 PM

Hong Kong arbitration - First applications for interim relief by Mainland courts in support of Hong Kong arbitrations

The first applications have been made under the Hong Kong-Mainland Arrangement on Interim Measures since it came into force in 1 October 2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:00 PM

Waiving Claims for Public Injunctive Relief in California Arbitration Agreements: The McGill Rule on Appeal

The inclusion in arbitration clauses of a waiver of public injunctive relief has gained popularity generally, but such a waiver is currently

Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:00 PM

Interim Relief Now Available in Mainland China in Support of Hong Kong-Seated Arbitrations

In an important development for the best choice of a seat, or legal place, of arbitration in Asia, the “Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in

Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:00 PM

Defence against illegal state measures in Europe

In addition to investment arbitration, investors, who object to state measures jeopardising their investments in Europe, can benefit from the

Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:00 PM

A Guide to Prompt Payment and Adjudication in Ontario

Late payment has become a systemic problem in Ontario’s construction industry. Over the last decade in particular, the average age of receivables in

Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:00 PM

Time to Reassess the Pros and Cons of Mandatory Employment Arbitration

With the passage of AB 51, which we discussed in yesterday’s post, it’s understandable for employers and HR professionals to be asking if mandatory

Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:00 PM

Coming to Canada: Adjudication October 2019

On 1 October 2019, Ontario introduced the final phase of amendments intended to modernise its Construction Act (the "Bill"

Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:00 PM

“It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way” - 3 Alternatives for Avoiding Dragging Your Children Through the Court System

It is universally recognized that litigating legal decision making, parenting time or other parenting issues can be harmful to the development of

Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:00 PM

Pay the Piper - California Employers Pressed to Pay Arbitration Fees or Risk Harsh Consequences

California employers may face harsh consequences for failing to pay arbitration fees on time under a bill (Senate Bill 707) signed by Governor Gavin

Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:00 PM

Doing Business in Germany Consumer Sector

Germany should not be a blank spot on your company MAP. Located at the center of Continental Europe, it is the world's fourth biggest economy and the

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 8:00 PM

MoFo APAC Arbitration Update: September 2019

Singapore Passes Amendment Bill on Recognition of Foreign Judgments On September 2, 2019, Singapore’s Parliament passed the Reciprocal Enforcement of

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 8:00 PM

Jay-Z's got 99 Problems and hopefully arbitration will solve (at least) 1

It's one of the lesser-known facts about world-renowned rap artist Jay-Z, but he's big in the arbitration scene. For law nerds and music lovers like

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 8:00 PM

Supreme Court’s Decision Not To Review California’s Arbitration Framework Means We Have A Roadmap For Compliance

The U.S. Supreme Court just did something that was more than just a bit out of characterit rejected the opportunity to find that California had once

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 8:00 PM

High court rules that non-parties to arbitration are not bound by confidentiality

A high court recently ruled that the prohibition against third parties publishing, disclosing or communicating information relating to arbitration

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 8:00 PM

Fraud claims in letter of guarantee not subject to arbitration clause in underlying contract

An independent letter of guarantee involves a legal relationship between the applicant, the issuer and the beneficiary. Without an arbitration clause

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 8:00 PM

Is going to court worth it?

As the National Head of Freeths' Property Litigation Team, writing an article with a title of "Is going to court worth it?" sounds a bit like turkeys

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 8:00 PM

JAMS Neutral Hon. Nat Agliano (Ret.) to Be Honored by Monterey County Bar Association

JAMS, the largest provider of alternative

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 8:00 PM

Prompt payment and adjudication have arrived in Ontario

The second phase of Ontario’s Construction Act reform has finally taken effect - as of October 1, 2019. Ontario construction contracts that meet the

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